Greenwich & Woolwich

Cycling into confusion in Greenwich

Cllr Spencer Drury writes “Today I attended a meeting between Greenwich Council Officers and a police officer to look at the signs telling cyclists where they could and could not ride in the area of the Cutty Sark. 

Spending chaos in Greenwich HR department

Greenwich Conservatives have labelled wasteful and inefficient Council spending of £1.5m on consultants in the Human Resources department over the last four years. 

While employing these extra consultants, Greenwich was spending nearly £700,000 making existing employees redundant.   

Conservative Councillor opposes redevelopment of Greenwich Market at Appeal

 

On the 9th of September, Eltham North Conservative Councillor and Planning Board member Dermot Poston spoke at Greenwich Hospital’s appeal against the Council’s decision to deny planning permission to its redevelopment of Greenwich Market.

 

Councillors informed about benefit fraud in Greenwich

Last night was a meeting of the Audit and Risk Management panel which looked at a range of accounts, annual governance letter and internal audit reports, which while important are generally quite opaque. 

Labour elected on a false premise

Labour change manifesto after the elections.

Conservatives revealed today that Greenwich Labour rewrote their commitments to the electorate after the election in May.

Transition Greenwich and Traffic Meeting about Greenwich Town Centre

 

Transition Westcombe and other Transition Towns in Greenwich are joining together to organize meetings about issues which affect a wide area, and are forming a network called Transition Greenwich.

 

New plan announced for Greenwich Town Centre

 

During the consultation at Davenport house last weekend, a number of Conservatives responded to the Council's preferred option for a one-way gyratory system clockwise on Creek Rd, Greenwich Church St, Greenwich High Rd and Norman Rd.

 

Among comments made to different Conservatives visiting the consultation were:

 

Latest scrutiny panel meeting highlights worrying data on prospects of looked after children

The latest Children and Young Peoples Scrutiny Panel has highlighted worrying data on the prospects for looked after children in Greenwich.  The meeting focused on Greenwich Council's performance in meeting certain local and national targets for educational standards, outcomes for looked after children, supporting parents, improving access to services for young people and improving behaviour. 

Making your mind up in West Greenwich

With less than a day of campaigning left for all parties it is time to make your mind up.

The figures from the last election for which ward figures are available are from the GLA Elections in 2008 show that only the Conservatives can beat Labour here to change Greenwich West.

The percentage of the vote then was as follows:

Greenwich Conservatives would put more police on the beat

Greenwich Conservatives have outlined how they would put more Police on the beat in Greenwich.

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